Tecumseh, Neb Man Killed in Wreck

SYRACUSE, Neb. (AP) - A Tecumseh, Nebraska man has died in a head-on collision on a highway south of Syracuse.

Otoe County Sheriff's office says 24-year-old Ryan Dela Cruz drove his southbound car over the center line on U.S. Highway 50 and collided with a semitrailer just after 8 a.m. Monday.

Dela Cruz's sedan was knocked back toward a road intersection, and the semi-trailer went into a ditch east of the highway.

Dela Cruz was pronounced dead on the scene. Investigators say he wasn't wearing a seat belt. The semi-trailer driver was wearing a seat belt and had minor injuries.


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